Kezia Alexandra Ross Dugdale (born 28 August 1981)[1] is a Labour politician wha wis the Leader o the Scots Labour Pairty frae 15 August 2015 tae 29 August 2017, when she propaled her demission as Labour leader.[2] In July 2019, Dugdale wis nae langer a memmer o the Scots Pairlament,[3] nor the Labour pairty.[4]

Kezia Dugdale

Leader o the Scots Labour Pairty
In office
15 August 2015 – 29 August 2017
DeputeAlex Rowley
LeaderHarriet Harman (Actin)
Jeremy Corbyn
Precedit biJim Murphy
Succeedit biRichard Leonard
Depute Leader o the Scots Labour Pairty
In office
13 December 2014 – 13 Juin 2015
LeaderJim Murphy
Precedit biAnas Sarwar
Succeedit biAlex Rowley
Shaidae Cabinet poseetions
Scots Labour Spokesperson for Finance an the Constitution
In office
25 Mey 2016 – 29 August 2017
LeaderAlex Rowley (Acting)
Jackie Baillie (Actin)
Richard Leonard
Precedit biJackie Baillie
Succeedit biJackie Baillie (Economy, Fair Wark an Jobs)
James Kelly (Finance an the Constitution)
Scots Labour Spokesperson for Eddication an Lifelang Learnin
In office
29 Juin 2013 – 13 December 2014
LeaderJohann Lamont
Precedit biPoseetion established
Succeedit biIain Gray
Member o the Scots Pairlament
for Lowden
(1 o 7 Regional MSPs)
In office
5 Mey 2011 – 15 Julie 2019
Precedit biFiona Hyslop
Succeedit biSarah Boyack
Personal details
Born (1981-08-28) 28 August 1981 (age 42)
Aiberdeen, Scotland
Poleetical pairtyLabour Co-operative
Domestic partnerLouise Riddell
ResidenceLochend, Edinburgh
Alma materAiberdeen Varsity
Edinburgh Varsity


  1. "The Scottish Parliament – Current MSPs – Kezia Dugdale – Personal Information". Archived frae the original on 20 Julie 2014. Retrieved 6 Mairch 2017.
  2. "Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour leader". BBC News. 29 August 2017. Archived frae the original on 29 August 2017.
  3. "Kezia Dugdale ceased to be a Member of the Scottish Parliament on the 15th of July 2019". Kezia Dugdale. Archived frae the original on 20 Julie 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  4. "Kezia Dugdale quits Scottish Labour over Brexit". BBC News (in Inglis). 10 October 2019. Retrieved 11 October 2019.